Beauty Markets

Cosmetica Italia's new president Renato Ancorotti.

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Cosmetica Italia Elects Renato Ancorotti as New President

During the public assembly, the association also released its eighth beauty report.

clock June 22, 2018Sandra Salibian


Rael Closes on $2.1M Pre-Series A Round

SoftBank Ventures Korea and Thrive Market Ventures are investors in the round.

clock May 15, 2018Vicki M. Young

Final sales results flash up on the big screen at an Alibaba Singles Day event in Shanghai.

Business Features

Think Tank: Cosmetics Category Rules Global E-Commerce

Franklin Chu, managing director of Azoya U.S., shares his insights on the market.

clock May 4, 2018Franklin Chu

A Wycon store.

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Online and Monobrand Stores Help Shape Italy’s Beauty Industry

Skin care is on the rise in the country as consumers turn to multipurpose, clean and antipollution products.

clock March 16, 2018Sandra Salibian

The Ritualist created in-house skin-care line APTO.

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Try as They Might, Apps Haven’t Killed the Beauty Salon

Venture capitalists have become reluctant to further invest in the category.

clock February 7, 2018Rachel Strugatz

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Italian Beauty Business’ Progress Sparks Optimism

Cosmetica Italia’s preliminary data shows national cosmetic industry’s sales reaching 11 billion euros in 2017 and forecast a further 5 percent growth for this year.

clock February 1, 2018Sandra Salibian

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Ulta Beauty CEO Says Strong Pipeline in Place for Second Half

Bumble and bumble, MAC and NuMe are brands that will help Ulta Beauty grow in the second half.

clock August 24, 2017Vicki M. Young

An insider’s guide to beauty’s biggest investors.

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The Money Exchange: A Guide to Private Investors in the Beauty Space

An insider’s guide to beauty’s biggest investors.

clock June 16, 2017Allison Collins

Fabio Rossello, president of Cosmetica Italia.

Beauty Features

The Appeal of the Cosmetic Industry Discussed in Milan

Executives of L’Oréal Luxe and the LVMH Italian divisions spotlighted M&A operations and strategies of distribution.

clock May 26, 2017Sandra Salibian

Sweet Spot wipes and washes

Body Care

The Vagina Diaries: Beauty World Embraces Feminine Care

And new entrants are flooding into the market.

clock May 4, 2017Allison Collins and Rachel Strugatz and Ellen Thomas

Organic Botanicals

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Natural Beauty Enters the Big Leagues

Natural beauty products set up shop in the mass market.

clock March 24, 2017Ellen Thomas

Beauty Features

Brazil’s O’Boticário Bets Big on Colombia

The Brazilian beauty giant launches a major push in Latin America’s third-biggest market.

clock March 7, 2017Ivan Castano

Shampoo and conditioner bottles from Function of Beauty.


Function of Beauty Secures $9.5M Series A Round

The U.S. based firm has plans to expand in Asia, as well as open a flagship in either SoHo or NoLIta.

clock March 7, 2017Vicki M. Young

Beauty Features

Exports Confirmed as a Major Force for the Italian Cosmetic Industry

Germany, France and the U.S. are the top three market destinations of Italian products.

clock February 1, 2017Sandra Salibian

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Data Analysis Shows Merchandising and Sales Opportunities for Beauty

Quri is conducting a study timed for the Hollywood awards season.

clock January 12, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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A protest by animal rights activiists CAFT (Coalition to Abolish the Fur trade) against the use of fur by the Fashion industry blockades one of the venues for London Fashion Week in the Aldwych.Anti-Fur Protest, London Fashion Week, UK - 17 Sep 2017


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